Plano City Council Preview

Plano City Council Preview – January 10, 2022

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You can sign up online to speak at council meetings in person or via Zoom online at this link up to 15 minutes before the scheduled meeting, which is typically at the 7:00 Regular Meeting. You may alternatively share your thoughts by emailing the council members any time at our email addresses here, or by 4:00 PM the day of the meeting at The council meeting will be livestreamed on and on the City of Plano Facebook page.


Executive Session (starts at 5:00 PM)

(Review agenda here)
  • Litigation
    • a) Effat Saifi v. John B. Muns, et al, Cause No. 471-07022-2021, 471st District Court, Collin County, Texas
    • b) City of Plano v. Edukid, LP.; Cause No. 007-01603-2017, County Court of Law No. 7, Collin County, Texas
  • Economic Development Offer

Preliminary Open Meeting

(Whenever Executive Session, which starts at 5:00 PM, ends)
(Review agenda here)
  • Retirement Security Plan Committee – Chair and Member
  • Human Resources Departmental Report
  • Emergency Management Departmental Report
  • Short Term Rental Update

Regular Meeting (starts at 7:00 PM)

Note: the Consent Agenda is at the bottom of this post.
(Review agenda here).
  • Presentation: Oath of Office and Introduction of Chris Biggerstaff as the new City of Plano Fire Chief
  • Oaths of Office: Amit Warkad to the Community Relations Commission, and Michael Tann to the Library Advisory Board
Comments of Public Interest: every meeting, anyone can speak about anything for up to three minutes, with 30 total minutes allotted for this segment.

Items for Individual Consideration

NOTE: notable items from the Consent Agenda are at the bottom of this post.
  • Item (1): rezone 2.9 acres of land located at the northeast corner of 15th Street and M Avenue to build compact single family detached residences
  • Item (2): amend Article 16 (Parking and Loading) related to special vehicle parking
  • Item (3): to extend Chapter 380 incentive agreement contractual deadlines

Notable Consent Agenda Items

Total of $10,221,638 of your money in proposed expenses
  • Item (b): $1,537,670 over 6 years for a Wastewater Flow Monitoring Program
  • Item (c): $6,343,100 to repair 50,000 square yards of residential concrete streets and alleys, 100,000 square feet of sidewalk, and 632 barrier free ramps
  • Item (d): $825,324 for renovation of the field lighting for the Carpenter Park West Baseball Fields
  • Item (e): $276,973 for the demolition of the Jack Carter Park Maintenance Facility, to return the land to public park land
  • Item (f): $375,000 for three years for Fire-Rescue equipment maintenance, installation, and repair services
  • Item (o): Reappointment of Richard Abernathy to a 2-year term as ethics investigator
  • Item (p): Reappointment of Peter Smith to a 2-year term as ethics investigator
  • Item (q): Ratify the appointment of James McCarthy as contract Senior Associate Municipal Judge of the Municipal Court
  • Item (r): repeal and replace sections of the code of ordinance related to water backflow


Review City Council agendas and minutes here.